Joins international business leaders in energy, chemical, defense and transport at region’s preeminent conference, 27-29 April, 2014
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:12 am EDT
"We know that our attendees will appreciate his knowledge and unique perspective as part of the many discussions that will take place at the event. The IHS Forum will bring together global business leaders and our best experts."
DUBAI (April 10, 2014) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that the Executive Vice President and Corporate Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Mr. Mutlaq H. Al-Morished, will deliver a keynote presentation at the IHS Forum in Dubai.
“Mr. Al-Morished’s key note will no doubt be of great interest to all business leaders looking for growth opportunities in the Middle East,” said Steen Lomholt-Thomsen, senior vice president of IHS for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “IHS is investing in the region and holding our first ever IHS Forum in Dubai, because we believe growth will remain strong in the next three years and will continue to outpace much of Europe. If business leaders can see the big picture in the Middle East, they will be able to take advantage of sustainable growth opportunities sitting across the chemical, oil, gas, transport and economic sectors.”
“We are honored to have Mr. Al-Morished deliver a keynote address at our IHS Forum in Dubai,” said Julian Lambert, Middle East director for IHS based in Dubai. “We know that our attendees will appreciate his knowledge and unique perspective as part of the many discussions that will take place at the event. The IHS Forum will bring together global business leaders and our best experts.”
Mr. Al-Morished currently chairs the boards of Yansab, Saudi Kayan, SABIC Capital, and Alinma Investment Company and also sits on the Boards of Alinma Tokio Marine, ALBA and Gulf One Bank. Prior to his present position, Mr. Al-Morished headed the metals strategic business unit and Shared Services Organization of SABIC. He has been the president of the Saudi Petrochemicals Company (SADAF) and the Saudi Iron and Steel Company.
The IHS Forum, Dubai 2014 will be held at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, from 27-29 April. Further information and delegate registration is available at
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